In this charming tale, the fox has terrible hiccups and decides to visit Percy to see if he knows a cure. But when the fox arrives at Percy's hut, it's so dark that he tumbles into Percy's washing and ends up giving both of them quite a fright! Nick Butterworth is one of the most successful author/illustrators today. His humour and his beautiful illustrations have made him a household name, particularly for his well-loved Percy the Park Keeper series.
Nick Butterworth was born in Kingsbury, North London and grew up in a sweet shop. He has worked as a graphic designer for major London design consultancies. Nick then moved into freelance graphics and illustrations, working in partnership with three others, including Mick Inkpen. In 1981 his first children's book was published, B. B. Blacksheep and Company. Nick has also worked as a television presenter on the children's programme Rub-a-Dub-Tub.